For you, my God, have revealed to your servant that you will build him a house. Therefore your servant has found courage to pray before you.
Be courageous, and let us be strong for our people, and for the cities of our God. May the LORD do that which seems good to him."
Then you will prosper, if you observe to do the statutes and the ordinances which the LORD gave Moses concerning Israel. Be strong, and courageous. Don't be afraid, neither be dismayed.
David said to Solomon his son, "Be strong and courageous, and do it. Don't be afraid, nor be dismayed; for the LORD God, even my God, is with you. He will not fail you, nor forsake you, until all the work for the service of the house of the LORD is finished.
Watch! Stand firm in the faith! Be courageous! Be strong!
We exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, encourage the fainthearted, support the weak, be patient toward all.
When Asa heard these words, and the prophecy of Oded the prophet, he took courage, and put away the abominations out of all the land of Judah and Benjamin, and out of the cities which he had taken from the hill country of Ephraim; and he renewed the altar of the LORD, that was before the porch of the LORD.
Behold, Amariah the chief priest is over you in all matters of the LORD; and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the ruler of the house of Judah, in all the king's matters: also the Levites shall be officers before you. Deal courageously, and may the LORD be with the good."
Amaziah took courage, and led forth his people, and went to the Valley of Salt, and struck of the children of Seir ten thousand.
He took courage, and built up all the wall that was broken down, and raised [it] up to the towers, and the other wall outside, and strengthened Millo [in] the city of David, and made weapons and shields in abundance.
"Be strong and courageous, don't be afraid nor dismayed for the king of Assyria, nor for all the multitude who is with him; for there is a greater with us than with him.
He set the priests in their offices, and encouraged them to the service of the house of the LORD.
We are courageous, I say, and are willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be at home with the Lord.
Yes, I beg you that I may not, when present, show courage with the confidence with which I intend to be bold against some, who consider us to be walking according to the flesh.
Be courageous, and let us be strong for our people, and for the cities of our God; and the LORD do that which seems good to him."
Then David said to the messenger, "Thus you shall tell Joab, 'Don't let this thing displease you, for the sword devours one as well as another. Make your battle stronger against the city, and overthrow it.' Encourage him."
Absalom commanded his servants, saying, "Mark now, when Amnon's heart is merry with wine; and when I tell you, 'Strike Amnon,' then kill him. Don't be afraid. Haven't I commanded you? Be courageous, and be valiant!"
Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas (which is, being interpreted, Son of Encouragement), a Levite, a man of Cyprus by race,
When they had read it, they rejoiced over the encouragement.
Judas and Silas, also being prophets themselves, encouraged the brothers with many words, and strengthened them.
They went out of the prison, and entered into Lydia's house. When they had seen the brothers, they encouraged them, and departed.
When he had determined to pass over into Achaia, the brothers encouraged him, and wrote to the disciples to receive him. When he had come, he greatly helped those who had believed through grace;
When he had gone through those parts, and had encouraged them with many words, he came into Greece.
From there the brothers, when they heard of us, came to meet us as far as The Market of Appius and The Three Taverns. When Paul saw them, he thanked God, and took courage.
and he who is courageous among the mighty will flee away naked on that day," says the LORD.
Fathers, don't provoke your children, so that they won't be discouraged.
He shall stir up his power and his courage against the king of the south with a great army; and the king of the south shall war in battle with an exceeding great and mighty army; but he shall not stand; for they shall devise devices against him.
Joshua the son of Nun, who stands before you, he shall go in there: encourage you him; for he shall cause Israel to inherit it.
But commission Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him; for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which you shall see."
Be strong and courageous, don't be afraid, nor be scared of them: for the LORD your God, he it is who does go with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you."
Moses called to Joshua, and said to him in the sight of all Israel, "Be strong and courageous: for you shall go with this people into the land which the LORD has sworn to their fathers to give them; and you shall cause them to inherit it.
He commissioned Joshua the son of Nun, and said, "Be strong and courageous; for you shall bring the children of Israel into the land which I swore to them: and I will be with you."
Arise; for the matter belongs to you, and we are with you. Be courageous, and do it."
that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to take hold of the hope set before us.
So that with good courage we say, "The Lord is my helper. I will not fear. What can man do to me?"
So the carpenter encourages the goldsmith. He who smoothes with the hammer encourages him who strikes the anvil, saying of the soldering, "It is good;" and he fastens it with nails, that it might not totter.
He will not fail nor be discouraged, until he has set justice in the earth, and the islands will wait for his law."
"Be strong and courageous; for you shall cause this people to inherit the land which I swore to their fathers to give them.
Only be strong and very courageous, to observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded you. Don't turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may have good success wherever you go.
Haven't I commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Don't be afraid, neither be dismayed: for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."
Whoever rebels against your commandment, and doesn't listen to your words in all that you command him, he shall be put to death. Only be strong and courageous."
Joshua said to them, "Don't be afraid, nor be dismayed. Be strong and courageous, for the LORD will do this to all your enemies against whom you fight."
"Therefore be very courageous to keep and to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, that you not turn aside from it to the right hand or to the left;
The people, the men of Israel, encouraged themselves, and set the battle again in array in the place where they set themselves in array the first day.
and what the land is, whether it is fat or lean, whether there is wood therein, or not. Be courageous, and bring of the fruit of the land. Now the time was the time of the first-ripe grapes."
They traveled from Mount Hor by the way to the Red Sea, to compass the land of Edom: and the soul of the people was much discouraged because of the way.
Why do you discourage the heart of the children of Israel from going over into the land which the LORD has given them?
For when they went up to the valley of Eshcol, and saw the land, they discouraged the heart of the children of Israel, that they should not go into the land which the LORD had given them.
Wait for the LORD. Be strong, and let your heart take courage. Yes, wait for the LORD. By David.
Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who hope in the LORD. By David. A contemplative psalm.
They encourage themselves in evil plans. They talk about laying snares secretly. They say, "Who will see them?"
In the day that I called, you answered me. You encouraged me with strength in my soul.
that is, that I with you may be encouraged in you, each of us by the other's faith, both yours and mine.
For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that through patience and through encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
Now the God of patience and of encouragement grant you to be of the same mind one with another according to Christ Jesus,
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